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Interim provost brings perspective

Risa Dickson, who took the helm as interim provost for the University last month, has already rolled up her sleeves and started to get things done.

Kwon to step down from provost post

Interim Provost Roy Kwon will relinquish the position as of Jan. 1, 2024, and will continue as vice provost of the University of La Verne, President Pardis Mahdavi announced via email Wednesday.

Administrators reverse January interterm move to May

University of La Verne administrators have reevaluated their plan to move January interterm to May, and will no longer be moving forward with the change that had been set for the 2025-26 academic year.

Provost, president cancel three-day mandate

As part of their effort to show support for faculty governance, the president and the provost rescinded the controversial mandate – which had been written into 2023-2024 faculty contracts – requiring that full time faculty be on campus at least three days a week.

Students don’t want January Interterm moved to May

News of the University administration’s intention to eliminate January term and replace it with a similar May term starting in the 2025-26 academic year was an unpleasant surprise to  23 of 25 La Verne students who responded to an informal survey last week on campus. 

New President Mahdavi shares personal, presidential plans

Last week President Pardis Mahdavi shared who she is in- and outside of her career, how she plans to approach issues at the University and her goals now that she is in the presidency position, in an interview with the Campus Times.

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